David Loughrey

Cautious approach to Christmas viewing advised

David Loughrey's take on Christmas-time television.

Damp Dacron threat cancels Santa parade

A drizzling Dunedin day, combined with the delicacy of Dacron, derailed the annual Santa Parade yesterday.

Lovelock Ave court appeal dropped

An Environment Court challenge that could have stopped the realignment of Lovelock Ave, in Dunedin's Botanic Garden, has been dropped.

Brutal week of marathons 'fun', Aucklander says

Runners feeling exhausted after finishing the gruelling 60km Kepler Challenge at Te Anau on Saturday might spare a thought for Malcolm Law, who has just completed not one but seven such challenges in the past seven days.

High speeds on Princes St

High speeds on Princes St

The Southern Festival of Speed 1/8 mile standing sprint held on Saturday, in Princes St, Dunedin, has been deemed a success, and organisers are planning to run the event again next year.

Rain ruins Dunedin Santa parade

Rain ruins Dunedin Santa parade

A drizzling Dunedin day, doubled with the delicacy of dacron, derailed the annual Santa Parade for the first time in its history today.

Toothy tarbosaur stars in visiting exhibit

Toothy tarbosaur stars in visiting exhibit

Their life was short, probably brutal, and death took them long ago, but a group of dinosaurs and their eggs are finally getting a world trip to die for.

Cull leads attack on city council

Cull leads attack on city council

Local body political grouping Greater Dunedin has begun its electioneering for next year with an attack on the city council of which it is a part.

Cycle trail groups uniting for funds

Cycle trail groups uniting for funds

Dunedin cycle trail enthusiasts are getting together to try to extract government funding for the city's trails, in an initiative they say could have extensive benefits for tourism.

Rubbish costs set to double

Rubbish costs set to double

Dunedin residents will have two recycling bins if the latest city council "preferred option" is adopted.